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Flight attendants

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Non-preferred terms: Air hostesses; Air stewardesses; Air stewards; Airline hostesses; Airline stewardesses; Airline stewards; Airlines--Flight attendants; Airlines--Hostesses; Airlines--Stewardesses; Airlines--Stewards; Hostesses, Airline; Stewardesses, Airline; Stewards, Airline http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85002659

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Georgia Griffin McDonald Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2008-08-03-A
Contents of the Collection The Georgia Griffin McDonald Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of textual materials collected during McDonald's nearly 20 year career as a flight attendant with several airlines, from 1966-1984. Materials include stewardess' manuals for West Coast Airlines (1966) and Republic Airlines (1984), which also include sections focused on uniform regulations and professional appearance; labor agreements from Hughes AirWest, Republic Airlines, and West Coast Airlines (circa...

Janet McMullen Pan Am Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2008-08-03
Contents of the Collection The Janet McMullen Pan Am Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of primarily textual materials collected by McMullen during and after her Pan American Airways (PAA) flight attendant career, 1960-1992.Materials include two (2) oversize Pan Am wall calendars (1960 and 1992); Pan Am ephemera, such as luggage tags, advertising brochures, and a 1966 timetable; employee documents, such as retirement information (1979), an orientation booklet, scheduling documents, and a vacation...

Desiree "Jerry" Clifford Michaud and Thelma Irene McGraw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-11-01
Abstract Jerry Michaud (1924-1982) Michaud served in the United States Navy during World War II as a Naval pilot in the Pacific Theater. Thelma McGraw (1920-1996) She worked as a stewardess with United Airlines (UAL). The collection contains textual materials, black-and-white photographs, and ephemera associated with their 1942-1952 naval and commercial airline careers, respectively.

Dorie Moore Northwest and Delta Air Lines Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2013-09-17-A
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of primarily textual materials with two DVDs related to Dorie Moore's career as a flight attendant and purser with Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines, 2001-2012. The collection has been sorted into two series; Series I: Northwest Airlines materials and Series II: Delta Air Lines materials.The bulk of the material is in Series I and is from Northwest Airlines and includes a flight attendant manual; blank employee forms, such as crew member declarations...

Mary Ann Odenthal United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2007-02-15
Contents of the Collection The Mary Ann Odenthal United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of a small amount of textual materials and four (4) color photographs. The material was collected by Odenthal during her service as a Horizon Air flight attendant (1988-1991) and United Airlines (UAL) flight attendant (1991-2006).The photographs are 4x5" and are candid snapshots. One depicts a Horizon Air aircraft parked on tarmac and the other three depict United Airlines personnel, including...

Cyrille M. Peabody Boeing Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-08-29
Contents of the Collection The Cyrille M. Peabody Boeing Collection holds original artwork and reference files of Cyrille "Cy" M. Peabody, a Boeing Company employee and designer who worked in various art departments over a 31 1/2 year period in the mid-to-late 20th century. The collection is organized into two series: I. Artwork and II. Reference Files. Series I., Peabody's original art is mostly grouped together within 10 folders (2 boxes), although some individual pieces are found in subject folders. His...

Virginia Randall TWA Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2008-09-04B
Contents of the Collection The Virginia Randall TWA Flight Attendant Collection is a small amount of materials relating to Randall's time as a Trans World Airways (TWA) flight attendant from 1953-1954. The materials were collected by Randall. The collection contains six (6) portraits of Randall in her TWA uniform. Two (2) of these are are black-and-white, four (4) have been colorized, all are 8x10" and all are digital reprints, not vintage photographs. The rest of the materials are textual and include a...

Susan "Kelly" Riley United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2008-03-06
Contents of the Collection The Susan "Kelly" A. Riley United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of textual materials and photographs related to Riley's career as a stewardess during the 1960s. There are two (2) United Airlines (UAL) Mainliner Stewardess diplomas (1961, 1963) for Riley; including the cases they were housed in. With each diploma is also a black-and-white group portrait of newly graduated UAL stewardesses. Both portraits are 8x10" and neither include identifying information, such...

Polly (Peppard) Rohrback Northwest Airlines Flight Attendant photographs

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2011-02-23-A
Contents of the Collection The collection is small and contains six color photographs that depict to Polly (Peppard) Rohrback's time as a flight attendant for Northwest Airlines (NWA), circa 1960s. The photographs range in size from 1x2" to 8x10". One is a graduation group portrait of NWA stewards and stewardesses, most of the rest are more casual group shots. Two images have captions which provide contextual information; one identifies Donald Nyrop, who was president of NWA, with a Montana-based flight crew...

Karen (Jones) Sandaas United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-11-01
Content Description The Karen (Jones) Sandaas United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection is a small collection consisting of brochures collected by Karen Sandaas during her time as a flight attendant for United Airlines from 1965-2003. The brochures are predominantly advertisements related to a career as a stewardess for United Airlines and the qualifications needed. One booklet titled "United Flight Blazer Look" illustrates the uniform pieces designed by Stan Herman. There is one clipping from 1938 illustrating...

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